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Diploma in Information Technology Management

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Diploma in Information Technology Management
  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • The Diploma in Information Technology Management is a free online course that explains why managers must understand how Information Technology plays a fundamental role in both the structure and control of the modern business. A successful manager must have an excellent grasp of the functionality, capabilities and effects of the technology that he or she must implement and manage. This free online course presents an array of the core concepts of Information Technology management. The course will review such key areas as corporate frameworks, software, databases, information systems, communications and management of personnel in relation to technology and from the point of view of the business manager. This course is ideal for management professionals who wish to gain an in depth understanding of the management of Information Technology in the modern corporation. The course is also ideal for those who would like to learn about the central role of Information Technology in today’s workplace.

  • Having completed this course, the learner will be able to:
    - Discuss the importance of the manager’s role in implementing Information Technology;
    - Outline the changes that Information Technology makes in the workplace;
    - Define the characteristics of information in a business organization;
    - Discuss the stages of decision making in business;
    - Discuss the importance of Information Technology in designing a business framework;
    - List the different types of information system and the characteristics of each one;
    - Discuss the importance of control in a business organization;
    - List the different tools for control that managers have available to them;
    - Discuss the impact of globalization on the organization;
    - Discuss the types of software available and their uses in the organization;
    - Outline the importance of software and databases in information systems design;
    - Discuss the roles of the users, mangers and designers in the systems design life cycle;
    - Outline the various costs and benefits associated with the systems design life cycle;
    - List the different tools available for Information Systems Design;
    - Discuss the characteristics of structural design and object-oriented design with regards to information systems design.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Modules List( 14 )
  • DIPLOMA IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT
  • Module 1: Resource Documents
  • Module 1: Introduction to Information Technology for Managers
    • Introduction to IT for Managers - Learning Outcomes
    • Overview of Information Technology in the Workplace
    • Contributions of Information Technology to the Workplace
    • Information Technology and the Manager
    • The Challenge of Change
    • Six Major Trends and Implications for Management
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 2: Understanding and Interpreting Information
    • Understanding and Interpreting Information - Learning Outcomes
    • What is Information?
    • Interpreting Information
    • Characteristics of Information
    • From Information to Knowledge
    • Decision Making
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 3: Business Frameworks and Information Technology
    • Business Frameworks and Information Technology - Learning Outcomes
    • Frameworks for Information Technology
    • A Framework Based on IT
    • The Basics of Information Systems
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 4: Modern Organizations and Corporate IT Strategy
    • Modern Organizations and Corporate Strategy - Learning Outcomes
    • Modern Organizations
    • Organizational Flexibility
    • Strategic Issues of Information Technology
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 5: Diploma in IT Management - First Assessment
    • Diploma in IT for Management - First Assessment
  • Module 6: Management Control of Information
    • Management Control of Information - Learning Outcomes
    • Management Control
    • Information and Control
    • Management Issues and Security Issues
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 7: Information Technology and Globalization
    • IT and Globalization - Learning Outcomes
    • The Impact of Globalization on Business
    • International Business Strategies
    • Managing Information Technology Internationally
    • Transnational Virtual Firms and IT
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 8: Understanding Software and Database Technologies
    • Software and Database Technologies for Management - Learning Outcomes
    • Managerial Concerns
    • Programming Languages
    • The Operating System
    • Mobile Technologies
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 9: Database Management
    • Database Management - Learning Outcomes
    • File Elements
    • Database Management Systems (DBMSs)
    • Databases in Systems Design
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 10: Diploma in IT Management - Second Assessment
    • Diploma in IT for Management - Second Assessment
  • Module 11: Building Information Systems
    • Building Information Systems with Technology - Learning Outcomes
    • The Design Task
    • A Systems Design Life Cycle
    • User-Oriented Design
    • Structured vs Object-Oriented Design
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 12: Systems Design - The Early Stages
    • Systems Design: The Early Stages - Learning Outcomes
    • Systems Analysis
    • Survey and Feasibility Study
    • Identifying System Alternatives
    • Undertaking Systems Design
    • Lesson Summary
  • Module 13: Diploma in IT Management - Third Assessment
    • Diploma in IT for Management - Third Assessment
  • END OF COURSE ASSESSMENT
  • Module 14: Diploma in IT Management - Final Assessment
    • Diploma in IT for Management - Final Assessment
Topics List ( 5 )
Module 3: Business Frameworks and Information Technology
Learn more about the relationships between business frameworks and Information Technology.
Topics List ( 5 )
Module 4: Modern Organizations and Corporate IT Strategy
Learn more about corporate IT strategy in modern businesses and organizations.
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 5: Diploma in IT Management - First Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Topics List ( 6 )
Module 8: Understanding Software and Database Technologies
Learn more about software and database technologies.
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 10: Diploma in IT Management - Second Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 13: Diploma in IT Management - Third Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 14: Diploma in IT Management - Final Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Course Features
  • Duration

    10-15 Hours

  • Publisher

    Global Text Project

  • Video

    No

  • Audio

    No

  • Assessment

    Yes

  • Certification

    Yes

  • Price

    Free

  • Reward

    250 Pts

  • Responsive

    No

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